Anderson Art & Appraisals is an appraisal firm specializing in American paintings, drawings, and sculpture with unique expertise in California art and Western art.
Alissa Anderson Campbell is an independent arts historian, curator, and appraiser. Campbell received her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her M.A. in Modern Art, Connoisseurship, and the History of the Art Market from Christie’s Education, New York.
Anderson Campbell authored the book, "Nell Brooker Mayhew: Paintings on Paper" as well as "Women Artists of the Central [California] Coast: 1875-1950." Anderson Campbell has written number of exhibition catalogs, art reviews, and criticism in the field of American art. She wrote her M.A. thesis on the art of Francis De Erdely, which is to be published as the first major book on the artist.
Anderson Campbell served as curator of the Wildling Art Museum’s "Milford Zornes: An American Artist" as well the Museum’s exhibition "Members Collect III " which included the work of California artists Millard Sheets, James Swinnerton, Edgar Payne, Fernand Lungren, Channing Peake, amongst others. She also served on the Wildling Art Museum's Collection and Exhibition Committee for 5 years.
For the past 10+ years Alissa Anderson Campbell has built an appraisal firm based in Santa Barbara, CA dedicated to assisting collectors grow and protect their unique fine art collections.
Anderson Campbell has assisted numerous museums and other institutions with appraisals of artworks, including the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, La Purisima California Mission, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.
"I have been around long enough to recognize a professional when I see one and you certainly fit the bill. You can be assured that I will keep Anderson Art Appraisals in mind for any further work."
— Judge Thomas J. Hutchins, Appraisal Client